Tag: Global

Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun

Cambodia: Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun Education International is joining with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to express solidarity with Cambodian union leader Rong Chhun prior to his trial on 15 January. Rong Chhun is the president of the independent Cambodian Confederation of Unions (CCU), a […]

Philippines: Global Day of Action

November 30th was a global day of action in the Philippines. The global trade union movement showed its solidarity with trade unionists and other activists fighting for human rights and democracy in a country that has both been at risk since the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Despite severe COVID-19 restrictions, trade unions […]

Educators seek to influence UNESCO’s 2021/22 Global Education Monitoring Report

Teacher unions have a key role to play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their voices must be heard. That’s according to Education International in its latest contribution to the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report consultations on non-state actors.   The consultation was organised by the GEM Report team in collaboration with Education […]

The Global Climate Literacy Campaign

In June 2020, the Education International Executive Board joined the global climate literacy initiative along with hundreds of other trade unions, education, civil society organisations, and individuals. The goal is to increase the understanding and knowledge of students of the climate crisis and to encourage action. The campaign is designed to make climate education a […]

Global Day of Action for Care

Unions and civil society mobilising to demand investments in care for building more inclusive, accessible, resilient, and caring economies. Joint Statement by ITUC, UNI Global Union, Public Services International, Education International, International Domestic Workers Federation and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing      Urgent action is needed to address the devastating social and […]

Extraordinary Global Education Meeting reaffirms commitments to SDG 4 and calls for accelerated funding and global solidarity

An extraordinary session of the UNESCO Global Education Meeting (GEM) took place today, 22 October. It was preceded by a technical meeting on the 20th devoted to policy preparation. The meeting focused on global priorities for recovery in education and accelerated action in order to make progress on achieving SDG 4. The meeting adopted a […]